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Home Care Medications - A Vital Part of Your Client's Wellbeing
Many elderly people have at least one medical condition, this course will explain how medications can help to control and/or prevent health problems to improve a person’s wellbeing as well as extending and enhancing the ability to live independently longer.  The elderly take more medications than any other age group and are more likely to experience harmful drug interactions and reactions.  This course will cover some of these challenges as well as the actions you as a caregiver can take to help.
Course Objective
After this lesson the learner will understand: the importance of medications, challenges in medicating the elderly and actions you can take to help.
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